South East Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Thursday 23 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A cold front crossing Tasmania today brings a fresh to strong and gusty west to northwesterly wind flow over Tasmania. The flow will shift cold west to southwesterly during Friday as a stronger cold front crosses. The southwesterly flow will gradually ease during Saturday as a high moves to the northwest of Tasmania. The high will move to the north of Tasmania during Sunday as winds tend light westerly.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 900 metres late. Gusty winds during the morning and afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 40 to 60 km/h becoming westerly 45 to 65 km/h in the morning then tending northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 17.

Sun protection 9:50am to 2:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Wind easing. Hobart 17
Showers. Wind easing. Huonville 16
Morning showers. Windy. Port Arthur 16
Morning shower or two. Richmond 17

Friday 24 September

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Snow falling above 100 metres later. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south from the late morning. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h increasing to 35 to 55 km/h in the morning then turning westerly 40 to 60 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 14.

Saturday 25 September

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon with possible hail. Snow falling above 100 metres early then slowly rising. Winds west to southwesterly 35 to 50 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 11.

Sunday 26 September

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 800 metres early then rising. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 13.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EST Thursday.

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